Police: S. Ind. man uses U.S. Postal Service to bring in narcotics

Police: S. Ind. man uses U.S. Postal Service to bring in narcotics

According to a news release, Clarksville Narcotics, Jeffersonville Narcotics and the U.S. Postal Inspectors worked together to investigate Christopher A. Collard after information came to light that Collard was dealing in illegal prescriptions, LSD and marijuana.

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by Amy Stallings

WHAS11.com

Posted on January 15, 2013 at 11:56 AM

Updated Tuesday, Jan 15 at 1:51 PM

CLARKSVILLE, Ind. (WHAS11) -- Clarksville Police have arrested a man they said was using the postal service to bring narcotics in from other countries.

According to a news release, Clarksville Narcotics, Jeffersonville Narcotics and the U.S. Postal Inspectors worked together to investigate Christopher A. Collard after information came to light that Collard was dealing in illegal prescriptions, LSD and marijuana.

The release states, Collard was using the mail to obtain the drugs and the he would sell the locally.

During their investigation narcotics officers served a search warrant at Collard's home and said they found LSD, marijuana and other drugs. Police said they also confiscated cash.

Collard is facing several charges:
Dealing in a Controlled Substance within a 1000ft of Public Housing- A Felony
Possession of Controlled Substance within a 1000ft of Public Housing- C Felony
Dealing of Marijuana within a 1000ft of Public Housing – C Felony
Possession of Marijuana within a 1000ft of Public Housing – D Felony
Maintaining a Common Nuisance – D Felony

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